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Saudis Kick Off $50 Billion Renewable Energy Plan to Cut Oil Use

(BLOOMBERG) – Saudi Arabia is kicking off its $50 billion renewable-energy push as the world’s top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in

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Don’t Turn Earth Into Venus, Warns NASA Ex-Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan

(WIRED) – UNLIKE MANY OF her colleagues at NASA, Ellen Stofan never wanted to be an astronaut. She saw her first rocket launch at age four. It didn’t go well.

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Living Structural Materials Could Open New Horizons for Engineers and Architects

(DARPA) – DARPA seeks to develop design tools and methods for creating programmable, self-healing, living building materials The structural materials that are currently used to construct homes, buildings, and infrastructure

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Faraday Future’s First Car is Here

(THE VERGE) – Faraday Future’s first car is the FF91, and the troubled company unveiled it tonight at CES in Las Vegas. The launch was full of buzzwords, but the

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Trump Looking to Drop Paris Climate Accords ASAP

(GIZMODO) – Donald Trump is a professional liar. Now that he is the President-elect with actual President-ing to do, he’s angling to make the United States a liar on the

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What Does Trump Win Mean for US Science?

(BBC News) – President-elect Donald Trump did not express many views about science and innovation on the campaign trail. But there are some clues to his positions on key issues.

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Chevy’s Making a Hydrogen-Powered Pickup for the US Army

(WIRED) – WHEN IT COMES to pickups, the standard attitude is, go big or go home. Huge knobbly tires, bullbars, spotlights, winches—even if they’re unnecessary. Look at Ford’s F-150 Raptor

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This Canadian Hyperloop Concept Features a Faux Sunroof

(WIRED) – THE BATTLE TO bring Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for zipping around the country in something akin to pneumatic tubes, encourages aggressive timelines. If the companies developing the high-speed system are

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Spiri is an EV-only ridesharing service where you’re the driver

(ENGADGET) – Here comes another entrant into the ride-sharing ring: Denmark’s Spiri. What separates this one is the company has developed its own fleet of electric vehicles for use, which

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Pump CO2 Into Rocks, Report Urges

(BBC) – The costs of tackling climate change can be slashed if a network of pipes is built to store waste carbon dioxide under the North Sea, a report says.

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